Man accused of possessing smoke grenade
By Brendan Grehan
A MAN accused of possessing a stolen smoke grenade went to Australia for a year, Tallaght Court has heard. Carl Marshall is also accused of possessing ammunition and cocaine.
As part of his bail he had to surrender his passport and undertake not to apply for a replacement.
Marshall, aged 26, with an address at New Road, Clondalkin, is charged with possessing two rounds of ammunition and simple possession of cocaine at the above address on November 25, 2014.
He is also charged with possessing stolen property, a smoke grenade, and possessing two thunder flash charges at the above address, also on November 25, 2014.
Marshall appeared before Judge Bridget Reilly in custody. Garda Gerard Reilly told the judge that he had no objection to bail but with conditions. He said Marshall had spent a year in Australia.
He said the DPP had directed summary disposal. Garda Reilly said it will be alleged that the gardaí had suspected that Marshall was supplying items to individuals and that on November 25, 2014, they called to his house and searched his bedroom when his father let them in.
He said it will be alleged they found a smoke grenade, ammunition, two charges and €300 worth of cocaine in the bedroom.
Garda Reilly said Marshall was fully cooperative when arrested.
Judge Reilly released Marshall on his own bail of €1,000 and on condition that he reside at his home address, that he surrender his passport and that he undertakes not to apply for a replacement.
She remanded Marshall on bail for a week for mention.